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ChakrasThe word Chakra comes from the Sanskrit and translates as "spinning wheel or disc". There are seven main chakras that run along the spinal column from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. There are additional minor chakras throughout the entire body. Chakras are central points of "life force" energy and are responsible for an individual's physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual functions. The seven major chakras govern specific bodily functions and correlate with specific endocrine glands. These chakras express the embodiment of spiritual energy on the physical plane. They each vibrate at a different frequency increasing in vibration from base to crown.

1st Chakra Base/Root Located at the base of spine Governs survival, base instincts, sex drive, physical life Adrenal Gland Large intestine, rectum, kidney Musical Note 'C' ('do' of "do-re-mi") Red
2nd Chakra Sacral/Naval Chakra Located just below the naval (womb area) Governs creativity, emotions, sensuality, intimacy, sexuality Gonads/Sexual Reproductive System Reproductive system, testicles, ovaries, bladder and kidney Musical Note 'D' ("re") Orange
3rd Chakra Solar Plexus/Power Chakra Located at the solar plexus Governs self- esteem, personal power and manifestation of goals Pancreas Liver, gallbladder, stomach, spleen, small intestine Musical Note 'E' ("mi") Yellow
4th Chakra Heart Chakra Located in the center of the chest Governs love, compassion, unconditional love and happiness; releases suppressed trauma Thymus Heart and arms Musical Note 'F' ("fa") Green
5th Chakra Throat Chakra Located above the collar bone Governs communication and ability to verbalize and keep commitments Thyroid Lungs and throat Musical Note 'G' ("so") Blue
6th Chakra Third Eye Chakra Located in the forehead above the eyebrows (third eye point) Governs second sight, balanced state of mind, channel for intuition Pituitary Brain, nose, face, eyes Musical Note 'A' ("la") Indigo
7th Chakra Chakra Crown Located at the crown of the head Governs spiritual path, life purpose, peace, wisdom, and oneness with God Pineal Whole being Musical Note 'B' ("ti") Violet

We address the balancing of the chakras through Reiki healing and meditation. In meditation we can visualize each chakra point spinning at its perfect frequency, with a perfect vibrancy of color, being in perfect balance and harmony with our beings. In Reiki healing the practitioner brings healing energy to help balance to the energy of each chakra point, whether it is overactive or underactive.